Miscellaneous Information for Canterbury ...
The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Mingo County or the community of Canterbury:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Canterbury:
GNIS ID for Canterbury: 1537016
GNIS ID for Mingo County: 1550036
GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 54 (West Virginia)
County Code: 059 (Mingo County)
Place Code: 12905 (Canterbury)
State & County Code: 54/059 (West Virginia / Mingo County)
State & Place Code: 54/12905 (West Virginia / Canterbury)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Canterbury is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Canterbury.